Certain businesses in Michigan have either posted no-guns ‘signs’ or have indicated in their ‘business policy’ that persons lawfully licensed to carry concealed firearms for self defense are not welcome on their property or within their place of business.
This policy of denying Michigan’s most upstanding and law abiding men and women the right to resist criminal attack while shopping or doing business does not create a safe environment, as only law-abiding citizens will obey their signs. “No-Guns” signs simply mean that criminals have a lot less to worry about and may even be emboldened to commit armed criminal acts in these so-called “gun free environments”.
Although most businesses in Michigan have chosen not to post discriminatory signs against concealed pistol license holders, some have. Even though these businesses have the right to post no firearms allowed signs, it does NOT mean that they are “gun free environments” as criminals intent on robbery, or worse, will continue to be armed.View List
The first half of this year has been challenging for our state and the nation. The COVID-19 pandemic and Stay Home order in March led to a run on gun shops with ammunition often becoming scarce. Then the protests and riots following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in late May and calls to defund the police exacerbated demand..Read More
Commission rejects banning guns in Michigan Capitol
2020/09/14 – WOOD TV 8
During a Monday morning hearing in Lansing, which streamed live online, commissioners rejected first a measure to ban guns in the Capitol and then one that would have banned specifically long guns.
Gun ban debate at Michigan Capitol to resume this week
2020/09/13 – MLive
A state commission will resume discussions over whether to ban or restrict firearms in the Michigan Capitol building this week, months after Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and other prominent elected officials raised safety concerns with the current policy.
NSSF ESTIMATES 5 MILLION NEW GUN OWNERS
2020/09/12 – Handgunner
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) — the trade association for the firearms industry — recently estimated there are 5 million new gun owners this year. That is, people who had previously never owned a firearm and bought one in 2020.
GRPD proposes gun buyback program
2020/09/11 – WOOD TV 8
The Grand Rapids Police Department says it’s proposing a new gun buyback program in the hopes of reducing violence in the city.
Nationwide Ammo Shortage as Americans Stock up amid Civil Unrest
2020/09/09 – Breitbart
An ammo shortage is being witnessed nationwide as Americans react to civil unrest by buying up firearms and the ammunition needed to use them for self-defense.